Tainter

Tainter can refer to:

People

* Charles Sumner Tainter, engineer and inventor
* Jeremiah Burnham Tainter, engineer
* Joseph Tainter, anthropologist and historian

Places

* Tainter, Wisconsin

Other

* Tainter gate on a dam


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  • tainter — tainter, n. and v. obs. f. tenter …   Useful english dictionary

  • tainter — tain·ter …   English syllables

  • Tainter (Wisconsin) — Tainter Pueblo de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tainter Lake — Lugar designado por el censo de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tainter Lake — Tainter Lake, WI U.S. Census Designated Place in Wisconsin Population (2000): 2089 Housing Units (2000): 1002 Land area (2000): 18.622135 sq. miles (48.231106 sq. km) Water area (2000): 2.841263 sq. miles (7.358838 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Tainter Lake, WI — U.S. Census Designated Place in Wisconsin Population (2000): 2089 Housing Units (2000): 1002 Land area (2000): 18.622135 sq. miles (48.231106 sq. km) Water area (2000): 2.841263 sq. miles (7.358838 sq. km) Total area (2000): 21.463398 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Tainter Lake — Infobox lake lake name = Tainter Lake image lake = image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location = Dunn County, Wisconsin coords = coord|44|56|06|N|91|53|19|W|type:waterbody region:US WI|display=inline,title type = Reservoir inflow = Red Cedar …   Wikipedia

  • Tainter gate — The Tainter gate is a type of radial arm floodgate used in dams and canal locks to control water flow. It is named for Wisconsin structural engineer Jeremiah Burnham Tainter.cite web title=The Tainter Gate work=Dunn County Historical Society… …   Wikipedia

  • Tainter Lake, Wisconsin — Infobox Settlement official name = Tainter Lake, Wisconsin settlement type = CDP nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = 250px map caption = Location of Tainter Lake, Wisconsin mapsize1 = map caption1 = subdivision type =… …   Wikipedia

  • Tainter, Charles Sumner — SUBJECT AREA: Recording [br] b. 1854 d. 1940 [br] American scientific instrument maker, co developer of practical cylinder recording. [br] He manufactured philosophical devices in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and was approached by Alexander Graham… …   Biographical history of technology


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